2014 Luncheon Series

The Group of 78 hosts a luncheon speaker series  in Ottawa each month from October to June, except December. The presentation focuses on a current issue of the day and provides ample opportunity for debate and discussion.

WestdalOctober 28, 2014 – Chris Westdal – “Ukraine Can’t Move”
Luncheon notice Westdal Oct 2014




StoneJune 24, 2014 – John Stone – “Climate Change: From Science to Policy”

Luncheon notice Stone June 24 2014

IPPC reports on Climate Change

Speaking notes: John Stone Climate Change – From Science to Policy


John Trent

May 27, 2014 – John E. Trent – “Some Directions for an Alternative    Canadian Foreign Policy” 

Trent luncheon notice May 27 2014

Trent speaking notes – FP Alternatives
Errol P. Mendes

April 29, 2014 – Errol P. Mendes – “Redefining State Sovereignty: Historical Flaws & Contemporary Crises

Mendes luncheon notice April 29




Mike PerryMarch 25, 2014 – Mike Perry – “Not for Sale”: Slavery and human trafficking in Canada and around the world

Mike Perry Program




John McNeeFebruary 25, 2014 – John McNee – Pluralism: A Pressing Global Challenge

John McNee Program



John Curtis January 28, 2014 – John Curtis – Bali and Beyond: The Future of the World Trading System

John Curtis Luncheon Notice